Tex Avery

1908 - 1980

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Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, director and voice actor. He was known for directing and producing animated cartoons during the golden age of American animation. His most significant work was for the Warner Bros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tex Avery has received more than 1,297,649 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Tex Avery is the 239th most popular film director (down from 223rd in 2019), the 1,576th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,470th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Tex Avery ranks 239 out of 1,580Before him are Liliana Cavani, Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Losey, Sven Nykvist, Youssef Chahine, and Robert J. Flaherty. After him are Frank Darabont, Mike Newell, Bong Joon-ho, George Stevens, Chris Marker, and Otar Iosseliani.

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Among people born in 1908, Tex Avery ranks 67Before him are Valentin Glushko, Leroy Anderson, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Cus D'Amato, Tameo Ide, and Carlos Arias Navarro. After him are Amintore Fanfani, Giovanni Leone, Max Bill, André Martinet, Giovannino Guareschi, and Don Ameche. Among people deceased in 1980, Tex Avery ranks 60Before him are Raoul Walsh, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Winifred Wagner, Kazimierz Kuratowski, Hugh Griffith, and Mohammad Hatta. After him are Kim Jae-gyu, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Patrick Depailler, Yigal Allon, Heinz Linge, and Ernő Gerő.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tex Avery ranks 1,576 out of 15,968Before him are Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Bobby Morrow (1935), Wilma Rudolph (1940), Jackie Coogan (1914), John Cena (1977), and Owen Wilson (1968). After him are Héctor Elizondo (1936), Carroll Baker (1931), Erich Segal (1937), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), Lloyd Bridges (1913), and Michael Connelly (1956).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tex Avery ranks 72Before him are Stanley Kramer (1913), Richard Fleischer (1916), Russ Meyer (1922), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Joseph Losey (1909), and Robert J. Flaherty (1884). After him are George Stevens (1904), Saul Bass (1920), Henry King (1886), George Roy Hill (1921), Jerome Robbins (1918), and John Frankenheimer (1930).